Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.

Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
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Douglas County Online Data


Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Churches Clubs, Societies & Organizations
Documents Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages, Engagements, Anniversaries & Divorces Military News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths People & Families Precincts
Queries Schools Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

09 June 2017:
Historical Info: Courts - Alexander Benham (County Court); George Christensen (District Court); William Crawford (District Court); Mary Lynn (District Court); Police Court
News Articles: Railroad News - J. E. Hubbard, Resigns; C. W. Kouns, Resigns; C. A. McMaster; Superintendent Bleckensderfer
07 June 2017:
Obituaries/Deaths: Matilda Brandon; Ulrich Gussan; William Nicholas
06 June 2017:
Births & Birthdays: Johnson Baby Girl
Historical Info: Businesses - Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company
Historical Info: Businesses - Hotel Guests - Hotel Barker Guests; Millard Hotel Guests; Paxton Hotel Guests
News Articles: Accidents - Irene Anderson
News Articles: Crime - Mr. Catlin; Officer Cullen; Ferguson, Howard & Olson; Mrs. W. P. Welch
News Articles: General News - J. W. Craig; Colonel Curtis; P. E. Iler; M. C. Jones; Mr. & Mrs. T. Kleine
News Articles: Organizations - Catholic Knights of America
Military: Other - Military News - Judge Cobb for Delegate
Schools: School News - Christian University
05 June 2017:
Military: Other - American Legion Auxiliary Deaths - Elsie Denich; Hildegard Gamache; Louvene L. Medina; Genevieve M. Swatek
Military: Other - Veterans Deaths - Jack L. Anderson; Thomas L. Carew; Alfio "Fred" S. Circo; Harry J. "Bud" Dirgo; George A. Lackovic; Keith A., Morine, Jr.; Thomas A. Murphy; Urban L. Neussendorfer; Sebastian Pulverenti; "Vince" Charles Rodino; Donald E. Seastedt; Ralph D. Stuck; Robert N. Swanson; Frank Sykora; John R. Tobin; Duane E. Tubach; Jerome J. Urban; Frederick "Jim" J. Wiles

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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